School Profile

School Code - 440 380


Head of School - Marilyn Dardenne, Ed.D.
Principal; Director of Fine Arts - Carinia Hornbuckle, M.Ed.
Assistant Principal for PreK - 6th Grade, Camp Mustang Director ~ Crystal Jeffries
Advancement Director - Andy Carroll
Athletic Director - Julie White, M.Ed.
Counselor - Alicia Gladden

Community Data
Conveniently located in Kennedale, we are a private Christian school serving the communities of Kennedale, Mansfield, Arlington, Fort Worth, Grand Prairie, and the surrounding areas.

An independent PreK3 - 12th grade, non-denominational, Christian school founded in 2000. Fellowship Academy graduated its first senior class in 2008.

Accreditation & Memberships
Accredited by Cognia. Member of Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), the American Association of Christian Schools (AACS); the Texas Private School Association (TPSA): The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS).

Student Body

K3-4 through Grade 12 - 385

High School - 105

Senior Class 2023 -18

Student / Teacher Ratio - 10:1

Honors Courses Offered
Students must maintain a B average in all course work to be considered for Honors. An A in the standard course must be achieved before applying for the honors course. Honors courses are as follows: English I, II, III; Algebra; Geometry, Pre Cal; World Geography and World History; Biology; Chemistry. Physics, Pathophysiology, Anatomy & Physiology, Environmental Science; Spanish, French.

Dual Credit
Fellowship Academy partners with LeTourneau University and with Tarrant County College to offer dual credit courses at our campus. For juniors and seniors, academic courses offered are as follows: US History, English 1301, English 1302, Government and Economics. Career-focused students also may receive dual credit for tech and vocational prep courses.

Advanced Placement courses are offered based on student interest and ability. AP courses are offered in English, Art, and Pre Calculus.

Curricular Distinctives
Fellowship Academy prepares students for college or career; we celebrate college acceptance and career placement with equal joy. In keeping with our mission and vision, we offer our "Pick Your Pathway" curriculum through high school endorsements in Public Service, Arts & AV, Fine Arts, and STEM. Our students are encouraged to be well rounded and to try their hand at fine arts, athletics, and service to others.

Fellowship Academy reports student progress at each quarter and on progress reports. Students in PreK-1 receive standards-based progress reports, and students in grades 2-12 receive numerical grades.

GPA Computation
Grade Point Averages are calculated each semester. On level courses are worth a maximum of 4 grade points, and advanced measure courses, including Honors, Dual Credit, and AP, are worth up to 5 points. The GPA is determined by adding the grade points earned and dividing by the number of semester credits. The following also needs to be considered:

Class Rank
Fellowship Academy ranks only Valedictorian and Salutatorian due to class size.

Colleges Accepted and Attended
Abilene Christian University; Arlington Baptist College; Art Institute of Dallas; Baylor University; Blinn College; Cedar Valley College; Christ For the Nations Institute; Culinary School of Fort Worth; Dallas Baptist University; Hardin-Simmons; Harding University; Hill College; Howard Payne University; Liberty University; Mary-Hardin Baylor University; McMurry University; Mid-American University; Midwestern State University; Navarro College; Oklahoma Baptist University; Oklahoma Panhandle State University; Ouachita Baptist University; Palm Beach Atlantic University; Sam Houston State University; Schreiners University; Southern Methodist University; Southwestern Assemblies of God University; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Southwestern Christian University; Southwestern Oklahoma State University; Stephen F. Austin State University; Tarleton State University; Tarrant County College-Cornerstone Program; Texas A & M University; Texas Christian University; Texas State Technical College; Texas State University; Texas Tech University; Texas Wesleyan University; United States Air Force; United States Marine Corps; United States Navy; University of North Texas; University of Texas at Arlington; University of Texas at Dallas; University of Texas Medical Branch; Visible Music College; Western Colorado State University; West Texas A&M University; Word of Life Bible Institute-Florida; WyoTech (Laramie, Wyoming)

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